(CNN Spanish) — The Mexican Ministry of the Interior reported in a statement this Wednesday that the National Migration Institute issued a migration alert against Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca, former governor of Tamaulipas.
In a statement, the Government added that this order is the result of a request from the Mexican Attorney General’s Office because there is an arrest warrant against García Cabeza de Vaca, issued by a judge for his “probable intervention in criminal acts of organized crime.” .
In a message that he posted on his verified Twitter account, García Cabeza de Vaca indicated that he learned about the arrest warrant through the statement from the Secretary of the Interior, and stated that he was not surprised by what he called “this new broadside in the political persecution. He also said: “The government is urgently distracted. My defense will provide the pertinent information. Enough of persecuting opponents.”
I found out through a communication from SEGOB of an alleged arrest warrant and immigration alert against me. I am not surprised by this new broadside in political persecution. The Government needs distractors. My defense will provide the pertinent information. Enough of chasing opponents.
– Fco. Cabeza de Vaca (@fgcabezadevaca) October 5, 2022
The request for intervention of the Migration Institute requires that it verify, register and report to the authorities on the movements of entry and exit of the former president through international transit points.
García Cabeza de Vaca completed his term as governor of Tamaulipas on October 1, after the candidate of his party, the opposition National Action, lost the elections for the Tamaulipas governorate to the ruling Morena. The PAN member did not attend the protest ceremony of his successor, and justified his absence by ensuring that he was not invited to the act.
In May 2021, the then Governor of Tamaulipas pointed out that the accusations that the Mexican Attorney General’s Office made against him at that time regarding his alleged participation in alleged operations with resources of illicit origin violated his presumption of innocence and the guarantees of due process. process.